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SpeechSynthesizer.AddLexicon Method

Adds a lexicon to the SpeechSynthesizer object.

Namespace:  System.Speech.Synthesis
Assembly:  System.Speech (in System.Speech.dll)

public void AddLexicon(
	Uri uri,
	string mediaType


Type: System.Uri
The location of the lexicon information.
Type: System.String
The media type of the lexicon. Media type values are not case sensitive.

A pronunciation lexicon is a collection of words or phrases together with their pronunciations, which consist of letters and characters from a supported phonetic alphabet. You can add multiple lexicons to a SpeechSynthesizer.

Two values are currently supported for mediaType:

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.